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What does Rebekah mean?

Rebekah /re-be-kah/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Rebekah is "to bind". Rebekah is an alternate spelling of Rebecca (Hebrew). Biblical: Rebekah. Compare surname Ribic.


Rebekah has 16 variants: Rebakah, Rebbeca, Rebbecca, Rebbecka, Rebeca, Rebecah, Rebeccah, Rebecka, Rebeckah, Rebeckia, Rebeka, Rebekha, Rebekka, Rebekkah, Rebekke and Ribecca.

Rebekah has 38 more different forms via Rebecca: Becca, Beck, Becka, Beckah, Becke, Beckee, Becker, Beckey, Becki, Beckie, Becky, Beki, Bekka, Bekki, Bekkie, Reba, Rebba, Rebbie, Rebeccea, Rebeccka, Rebecha, Rebecky, Rebeha, Rebeque, Ree, Reeba, Reveka, Revekah, Revekka, Rheba, Riva, Rivah, Rivalee, Rivekka, Rivi, Rivka, Rivkah and Rivy.

Kreatif forms: Raibekah, Robekah, Rybekah. [more]

How popular is Rebekah?

Rebekah is a very popular first name for females (#525 out of 4276, Top 12%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Rebekah for girls. Rebekah was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its top position of #145 in the U.S. in the year 1992, and is presently at #500. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rebekah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rebekah outside U.S.

Prominent varying forms of Rebekah (#500 the previous year) appearing in the Top 1000 are Rebecca (#184 the previous year), Rivka (#935), Rebecka, Becky, Rebeca and Reba. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.3916%) and is now much lower (usage 0.1973%, down 49.6%), with the forms Rebeca, Reba and Becky becoming less stylish. Rebekah (#500) is the most chic birth name among these. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Rebekah and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rebekah, Becky, Reba, Rebeca, Rebecca, Rivka in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rebekah, Rebecca, Rebecka outside U.S.